Broader impacts Resources
USC Viterbi’s Adopt-a-School, Adopt-a-Teacher (VAST) Program works closely with faculty to create innovative, “out-of-the-box” partnerships with local schools and/or nonprofit organizations serving underrepresented minority teachers, students, and/or families.
Contact Dr. Katie Mills to develop a partnership with schools at any grade and/or to develop the Broader Impacts portion of a proposal.
Resources on Broader Impacts
- Guiding Principles from the National Association of Broader Impacts (NABI).
- Broader Impacts Wizard – interactive site takes faculty through six steps of creating a broader impacts program; created by The Center for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence (COSEE) and a great introduction for PIs in any field.
- Broader Impacts Guidesheet from University of Missouri
- Additional resources available at Stanford University’s Office of Science Outreach; University of California, Berkeley, Research Development Office; the University of Oklahoma’s Broader Impacts in Research Office .
Examples from USC Viterbi Faculty
2017 NSF CAREER Award Recipients
VAST has helped the NSF Early Career Award winners of the past few years with their Broader Impacts: